Expert Advice

Using Fade Out

How often can I use Fade Out and how much should I use?

Fade Out is to be used twice daily after cleansing, see pack for further details. 

How long can I use Fade Out for?

Fade Out products are safe to use as part of your everyday moisturising routine and can be used for as long as required.

Can Fade Out products be used on other areas of the body, other than the face?

Yes. Fade Out skin creams can be used on other areas of skin although we would recommend carrying out a patch test first by applying Fade Out to a small area of skin and waiting 48hrs. If any reaction occurs rinse well, seek medical advice and do not continue use. Fade Out is not recommended for use on intimate areas.

Can Fade Out be used during pregnancy?

Fade Out does not contain any ingredients that are restricted from use by pregnant woman. If a problem occurs discontinue use immediately and seek medical advice.

Can Fade Out be used by children?

Fade Out does not contain any ingredients that would be harmful to children, however we would not recommend that children under the age of 16 use Fade Out products.

Even Skin Tone

If I stop using Fade Out will the areas of uneven skin tone return?

Yes. Fade Out’s active ingredients work to inhibit the production of Melanin, without regular use of Fade Out Melanin production will return to normal and areas of hyper pigmentation will become visible again.

If I use Fade Out cream on small areas of hyper pigmentation will it result in areas that are lighter than the rest of my skin?

Fade Out will only be more effective on areas with a greater saturation of pigmentation and less so on areas with less pigmentation (or melanin production) therefore the overall effect will be a more even skin tone.

Will Fade Out diminish scars?

No, as scars are produced from damaged tissue. Fade Out will only diminish areas of pigmentation that are the result of melanin transfer and production.

Skin Safety

Are there any side effects to using Fade Out?

None that are known or recorded from the ingredients within the formulation. A patch test is recommended before use if you are unsure whether a reaction will occur. Apply Fade Out to a small area of skin and wait 48hrs, if any reaction occurs, rinse well, seek medical advice and do not continue use.

Will Fade Out prevent sun damage and help protect against skin cancer?

Most of Fade Out’s products, where stated on pack, have SPF and UVA/UVB filters to help protect against sun damage, however Fade Out is not a primary sunscreen.

Should I consult my GP before using Fade Out?

Only if you have existing serious skin irritations or allergies.

Is Fade Out tested on animals?

Neither the raw materials or finished products are tested on animals.

Skin Type

Is Fade Out safe to use on all skin types and ethnicities?

Fade Out does not contain any ingredients which are known to irritate or cause an allergic reaction. Clinical trials were carried out on 100 women with varying skin types and colour - there were no adverse effects from the trial. A patch test is recommended before use if you are unsure whether a reaction will occur. Apply Fade Out to a small area of skin and wait 48hrs, if any reaction occurs rinse well, seek medical advice and do not continue use.

I have sensitive skin. Can I use Fade Out products?

As above, Fade Out does not contain any ingredients which are known irritants. However, any users with existing skin problems or irritations should consult a doctor before using Fade Out. A patch test is recommended before use if you are unsure whether a reaction will occur. Apply Fade Out to a small area of skin and wait 48hrs, if any reaction occurs rinse well, seek medical advice and do not continue use.

I have acne - will Fade Out make it worse?

One of the key ingredients in the Fade Out formulation is Niacinamide. Niacinamide is proven within the skincare industry to help acne at higher levels of inclusion (4% and over, Fade Out contains 1.2%). Although tests have not been carried out on Fade Out for this particular problem it will more than likely have a positive rather than negative effect on acne.

Collection of Fade Out products